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    Sydnesplassen 7
    5007 Bergen
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    HF 279
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    Postboks 7805
    5020 Bergen

Álvaro Seiça is a Portuguese writer and researcher based in Bergen, Norway. He is a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow at the University of Bergen, the University of California, Los Angeles and the University of Coimbra, where he investigates the poetics and politics of erasure within the European Union-funded project “ARTDEL: The Art of Deleting.” Seiça holds a PhD in Digital Culture from UiB, with the thesis “setInterval(): Time-Based Readings of Kinetic Poetry” (2017). His publications include the poetry books Supressão (2019), upoesia (2019), Previsão para 365 poemas (2018), Ensinando o espaço (2017), Ö (2014) and Permafrost (2012), and the scholarly book Transdução (2017).

Selected publications
  • Seiça, Álvaro. 2017. setInterval(): Time-Based Readings of Kinetic Poetry. 433 pages.
  • Seiça, Álvaro. 2017. The Freedom Adventure of Portuguese Experimentalism and Kinetic Poetry. 9, pages 165-180. In:
    • Tabbi, Joseph. 2017. The Bloomsbury Handbook of Electronic Literature. Bloomsbury Academic. 500 pages. ISBN: 9781474230254.
  • Seiça, Álvaro. 2017. Transdução: Processos de Transferência na Literatura Electrónica e Arte Digital. Edições Húmus. 160 pages. ISBN: 978-989-755-241-0.
  • Seiça, Álvaro; Torres, Rui. 2016. O Experimentalismo como Invenção, Transgressão e Metamorfose: A PO.EX Revisitada Através de Po-ex.net. Colóquio. Letras. 193: 9-17. doi: http://coloquio.gulbenkian.pt/bib/sirius.exe/getrec?mfn=18940&_template=singleRecord
  • Seiça, Álvaro. 2016. Digital Poetry and Critical Discourse: A Network of Self-References? MatLit (Centro de Literatura Portuguesa da Universidade de Coimbra). 4: 95-123. doi: 10.14195/2182-8830_4-1_6

DIKULT 103: Digital Genres: Digital Art, Electronic Literature, and Computer Games

DIKULT 106: Culture and Norms in the Information Society: Identity, Gender and Social Interaction

DIKULT 203: Electronic Literature

DIKULT 207: Digital Humanities in Practice

  • Karhio, Anne Sofia; Seiça, Álvaro. 2019. Other Codes / Cóid Eile: Re-thinking Context in Digital Literature. Hyperrhiz: The New Media Culture. 20. doi: 10.20415/hyp/020.i01
  • Karhio, Anne Sofia; Seiça, Álvaro. 2019. Hyperrhiz 20. Hyperrhiz: The New Media Culture. 20. doi: 10.20415/hyp/020
  • Seiça, Álvaro. 2019. Kinetic Poetry. Chapter. In:
    • Grigar, Dene; O'Sullivan, James. 2019. Electronic Literature: Contexts, Forms, and Practices. West Virginia University Press. 400 pages.
  • Seiça, Álvaro. 2019. upoesia v0.1 [demo]. Section in "Fagias", pages 292-321. In:
    • Kozak, Claudia; Torres, Rui. 2019. Fobias - Fonias - Fagias. Escritas Experimentais e Eletrónicas Ibero-Afro-Latinoamericanas. Edições Universidade Fernando Pessoa. 336 pages. ISBN: 978-989-643-155-6.
  • Seiça, Álvaro. 2018. Presenting the Po-ex.net: The Digital Archive of Portuguese Experimental Literature. OEI. 80-81: 505-507.
  • Seiça, Álvaro. 2017. Transdução: Processos de Transferência na Literatura Electrónica e Arte Digital. Edições Húmus. 160 pages. ISBN: 978-989-755-241-0.
  • Seiça, Álvaro. 2017. The Freedom Adventure of Portuguese Experimentalism and Kinetic Poetry. 9, pages 165-180. In:
    • Tabbi, Joseph. 2017. The Bloomsbury Handbook of Electronic Literature. Bloomsbury Academic. 500 pages. ISBN: 9781474230254.
  • Seiça, Álvaro. 2017. A Literatura como Eco: House of Leaves de Mark Z. Danielewski. Chapter 9, pages 195-211. In:
    • Lima, Maria Antónia. 2017. Gótico Americano: Alguns Percursos. Edições Húmus. 300 pages. ISBN: 978-989-755-241-0.
  • Seiça, Álvaro. 2017. setInterval(): Time-Based Readings of Kinetic Poetry. 433 pages.
  • Seiça, Álvaro. 2017. as valas abertas ++ des fossés ouverts ++ open ditches.
  • Seiça, Álvaro. 2016. Digital Poetry and Critical Discourse: A Network of Self-References? MatLit (Centro de Literatura Portuguesa da Universidade de Coimbra). 4: 95-123. doi: 10.14195/2182-8830_4-1_6
  • Seiça, Álvaro. 2016. who emigrates departs with #words in their pockets @ aimisola.net/hymiwo.po. Cibertextualidades. 8: 41-56.
  • Seiça, Álvaro; Torres, Rui. 2016. O Experimentalismo como Invenção, Transgressão e Metamorfose: A PO.EX Revisitada Através de Po-ex.net. Colóquio. Letras. 193: 9-17. doi: http://coloquio.gulbenkian.pt/bib/sirius.exe/getrec?mfn=18940&_template=singleRecord
  • Seiça, Álvaro. 2015. The Digital Diasthima: Time-Lapse Reading Digital Poetry. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Electronic Art. 315-318.
  • Seiça, Álvaro. 2015. Um Feixe Luminoso: Uma Leitura da Coleção de Literatura Electrônica Portuguesa. Texto Digital. 11: 387-419. doi: 10.5007/1807-9288.2015v11n1p387
  • Seiça, Álvaro. 2015. The Digital Diasthima: Time-Lapse Reading Digital Poetry. Article, pages 315-318. In:
    • Armstrong, Kate. 2015. ISEA2015 Proceedings. 499 pages. ISBN: 978-1-910172-00-1.
  • Seiça, Álvaro. 2014. Electronic Literature and Online Literary Databases: The PO.EX and ELMCIP Cases. RISS : magasin for studentar og tilsette ved Institutt for nordistikk og litteraturvitskap, Universitetet i Trondheim. 14: 89-102.
  • Seiça, Álvaro. 2014. The ELMCIP Electronic Literature Knowledge Base: A Review. Electronic Literature Directory, USA. 8 pages.
  • Seiça, Álvaro. 2014. The PO.EX Digital Archive of Portuguese Experimental Literature: A Review. Electronic Literature Directory, USA. 5 pages.
  • Seiça, Álvaro. 2014. O PO.EX, Arquivo Digital da Literatura Experimental Portuguesa: Uma Recensão. University Fernando Pessoa/PO.EX, Porto. 5 pages.
  • Seica, Alvaro. 2013. A Literatura Factorial [l!]. Cibertextualidades. 5: 97-113.
  • Seica, Alvaro. 2012. E-Borges: Stuart Moulthrop’s Victory Garden. Op. Cit.. II: 130-141.
  • Seica, Alvaro. 2012. Anti-Spam: Reinventing Data. Visual Communication. 4: 1-13.
  • Seica, Alvaro. 2012. The Transducer Function: An Introduction to a Theoretical Typology in Electronic Literature and Digital Art. Journal of Science and Technology of the Arts. 4: 71-79. doi: 10.7559/citarj.v4i1.69
  • Seica, Alvaro. 2011. Transduction: Transfer Processes in Digital Literature and Art. University of Évora, Évora, Portugal. 95 pages.
  • Seica, Alvaro. 2010. Literature as Echo: Mark Z. Danielewski's House of Leaves. Op. Cit.. 12: 241-255.

More information in national current research information system (CRIStin)

Ph.D., Digital Culture, University of Bergen, 2018

M.A., Contemporary American Literature, University of Évora, 2011

B.A., Modern Languages and Literatures, NOVA University of Lisbon, 2007

ARTDEL, Marie Skłodowska-Curie Global Fellowship (2018-2021), H2020-MSCA-IF-2017. "The Art of Deleting: A Study of Erasure Poetry, Practices of Control, Surveillance, and Censorship." University of Bergen, University of California, Los Angeles, and University of Coimbra. Advisors: Scott Rettberg and Johanna Drucker. https://cordis.europa.eu/project/rcn/215130/en

ELMCIP KB (2013-onwards): http://elmcip.net

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